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John AbercrombieCurrent Events ... LP
ECM, 1986. Sealed ... $16.99
Lots of great guitar work from John Abercrombie, including some guitar keys too – next to the bass of Marc Johnson and drums of Peter Erskine! LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed! Cover has a cutout mark.)

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✨✧ John Abercrombie/Ralph TownerSargasso Sea ... LP
ECM, 1976. Sealed ... $19.99
A classic acoustic set on ECM – a pairing of guitarists John Abercrombie and Ralph Towner, working here together in a beautifully spare sound! The album predates the bigger wave of work like this that would soon become cliched by the start of the 80s – and both players stretch out with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed US pressing! Cover has a small cutout mark.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball & Coltrane (aka Cannonball In Chicago) ... LP
Limelight, 1959. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A great session from 1959 – one that features John Coltrane playing with the Adderley group, recorded in Chicago when they were stopping through the city with Miles Davis' combo at the time! In fact, since the rhythm section includes Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Jimmy Cobb – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pink label stereo pressing in a non-gatefold cover.)

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Cannonball AdderleyIn The Land Of Hi Fi With Julian Cannonball Adderley ... LP
EmArcy, 1956. Very Good ... $16.99
The title's a bit of a mouthful, but a good description of the way Cannonball was presented in the years before his soul jazz groove firmly kicked in! The "hi fi" is a bit overstated – as the album's pretty much of a straight jazz record, featuring Cannon blowing lead solos in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Mercury pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit on "Junior's Tune". Cover has masking tape holding the top seam, some splitting in the bottom seam, a name written in pen on both sides, and a couple of ink stamps in back.)

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✨✧ Nat AdderleySayin' Somethin ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A stone killer from Cannonball Adderley's funky brother – one of the best soul jazz sets ever cut by Nat Adderley, and one done with a smoking 60s Atlantic Records groove! Nat's blowing trumpet throughout – and working in 2 different groups – one a larger ensemble with a tight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red & purple label pressing, including Atlantic inner sleeve. Cover has light aging.)

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✨✧ Nat AdderleyWork Song ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good+ ... $79.99
When it comes to soul jazz, you can't get any more classic than this! The title was one of the biggest jazz hits of the 60s – covered by countless other artists, but presented here in all its original brilliance in a group led by its composer, a young Nat Adderley! At the time of the record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing with silver text, microphone logo, and deep groove! Interesting cover variant – side is white, not red.)

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Jamey AebersoldBossa Novas ... LP
JA Records, 1984. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A lost gem in the jazz instruction catalog of Jamey Abersold – a set of soulful bossa nova tunes played by a piano trio that features Hal Galper on piano, Steve Gilmore on bass, and Bill Goodwin on drums. The tracks are simple, but grooving with the soulfulness of Galper's best records from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet.)

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Toshiko AkiyoshiUnited Notions ... LP
MGM/Metro, 1958. Very Good+ ... $44.99
A unique early large group session from pianist Toshiko Akioshi – recorded with a hip group of international players! The record's almost a precursor of some of Akioshi's better-known big band work of later years – but it's got more of a small combo feel overall, thanks to a tight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original red label pressing, with deep groove! Cover has green tape on the bottom seam, but this is a great copy overall.)

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✨✧ Manny Albam, Al Cohn, Hal McKusick, & OthersJazz Cornucopia ... LP
Coral, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Modern jazz from the Coral Records label – a great collection of sides that really made the imprint sparkle in the 50s! The tracks here are a variety of selections from some of the best Coral jazzmen – not all of whom are easy to find on other records. Anthony Ortega really stands out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original maroon label Coral pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam.)

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Oscar AlemanGuitar Of Oscar Aleman Volume Two ... LP
Old Masters, Mid 30s/1940s/Early 50s. Very Good ... $9.99
Features the tracks "Begin The Beguine" "Bye Bye Blues" "Besame Mucho" "Malaguena" "Limehouse Blues" and more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light staining and a sticker spot. Vinyl has a mark that clicks during "Crazy Rhythm.")

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Van AlexanderHome Of Happy Feet ... LP
Capitol, 1959. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A tribute album to the bands and tunes made famous at the Savoy ballroom in the 30s – with sidemen that include Plas Johnson, Paul Horn, and Barney Kessel. Titles include "Let's Get Together", "Chant Of The Weed", "Uptown Rhapsody", "Stompin' At The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, half split top seam, and a center split in the bottom seam.)

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Laurindo AlmeidaConcierto De Aranjuez ... LP
Inner City, 1979. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Guitarist Laurindo Almeida returns to a bit of his roots here – but he also shows off a lot of the jazz experience he's picked up along the way! The album features Almeida working solo on acoustic guitar – although possibly overdubbed alongside himself at times – and while the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Laurindo AlmeidaFirst Concerto For Guitar & Orchestra ... LP
Concord, 1979. Near Mint- ... $8.99
Almeida performs with the Los Angeles Orchestra de Camara, conducted by Elmer Ramsey. LP, Vinyl record album

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Laurindo AlmeidaNew Directions ... LP
Crystal Clear, 1979. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A special audiophile session – recorded direct to disc – with a combo that includes Almeida on guitar, Abe Most on clarinet, Dante Varola on percussion and piano, and Chuck Flores on drums! LP, Vinyl record album

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Laurindo AlmeidaVirtuoso Guitar ... LP
Crystal Clear, 1977. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Jazzy guitar from the great Laurindo Almeida – with Chuck Domanico on bass, Clare Fischer on acoustic and electric iano, Emil Richards on vibes and marimba, Frederick Seykora on cello, Aime Maurice Vereeck on percussion, and Chuck Flores on drums and percussion. LP, Vinyl record album
(White vinyl pressing. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Gene AmmonsBig Sound (Groove Blues/Big Sound) ... LP
Prestige, 1958. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99
A nice 2LP set that collects material recorded on January 3, 1958 – originally issued as 2 separate LPs, The Big Sound and Groove Blues, but collected here together in its entirety, along with a good set of notes! The album's classic Ammons, playing in a laidback open-ended blowing session, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light surface wear.)

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Gene AmmonsBrother Jug! ... LP
Prestige, 1970. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A great bit of jazz funk from tenor genius Gene Ammons – really reinventing himself here after some time off the scene in the 60s! The set has Gene picking up a great groove with help from Billy Butler on guitar and Sonny Phillips on organ – and the great Bernard Pretty Purdie is also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with Van Gelder stamp.)

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Gene AmmonsFree Again ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Dang! Poor Gene Ammons kept getting stuck with albums that had titles which referenced his prison time! Fortunately, the quality of this one's good enough to live past the stupid name – and the record has Gene blowing with a larger group of west coast soul jazz players, arranged by Bobby ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has faint ring wear, a cut corner and a peel spot on the back.)

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Gene AmmonsLight, Bluesy, & Moody ... LP
Wing/Mercury, Late 40s/Late 50s. Very Good ... $8.99
Essential early stuff by Jug! The record is a 50s compilation of singles that Jug cut for Mercury during the late 40s, when he was transforming from a hard swing player into a firey bopper – but one who was capable of infusing his solos with a rich sense of emotion that was enough to bridge ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Wing pressing, with deep groove. Cover has a split top & spine, surface wear & aging.)

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Gene AmmonsSwinging The Jugg ... LP
Roots, Late 60s/1976. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A very nice set of tracks released after Gene Ammons' death – but probably recorded at some point in the early 60s, given the sound of the session. Jug's playing with a groovy little organ combo (players uncredited), and the feel of the material is nice laidback and lougey. There's a tasty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has surface wear, a name in marker, and clear tape on the corners.)

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Gene AmmonsUp Tight! ... LP
Prestige, 1961. Very Good ... $29.99
A great little session by Jug – cut after the late 50s blowing session years, and with a much tighter sound that's very much in the pocket! The record features two groups – one with Walter Bishop, Art Davis, and Art Taylor; the other with Patti Brown, George Duvivier, and Taylor ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow and black label NJ pressing, with RVG stamp. Vinyl is nice and clean, but has a mark that clicks for a bit in two spots.)

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Gene AmmonsVelvet Soul ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Very Good ... $9.99
Classic mellow Jug – from a time when Prestige discovered that Gene Ammons would sell equally well to the mellow jazz crowd as to the jukebox jumpers. Most of the cuts feature Gene with a deep soulful tone that could qualify as "velvet", but which still has enough of a rough edge ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue trident label pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, smudged ink stamp and writing in pen in front, and an ink stamp, some pen marks, and a small stain in back.)

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David AmramHavana/New York ... LP
Flying Fish, 1977. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Lil ArmstrongSatchmo & Me ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Interesting stuff, if not the kind of record you'd put on every day. The album's an interview with Louis Armstrong's wife Lil, and she talks at length about her famous days in the early years of jazz. Segments include "The Young Louis", "Early Life In Chicago", "Return To ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing, RLP 12-120, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging, with a bit of pen in back.)

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Louis ArmstrongChicago Concert – 1956 ... LP
Columbia, 1956. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
Live recording from 1956 in Chicago – with Ed Hall on clarinet, Trummy Young on trombone, Billy Kyle on piano, Dale Jones on bass, and Barrett Deems on drums. Titles include "The Memphis Blues", "Tiger Rag", "Basin Street Blues", "On The Sunny Side Of The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring and edge wear, light aging, and a name in pen.)

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Louis ArmstrongEssential Louis Armstrong ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $16.99
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(MGM stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Louis ArmstrongHello, Dolly!/A Lot Of Livin' To Do ... 7-inch
Kapp, 1964. Very Good+ ... $3.99
(Funky 45's, Jazz) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong Plays WC Handy (Jazz Masterpieces pressing) ... LP
Columbia, 1954. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Mid 50s, and Louis is going back to his roots – playing a set of compositions by WC Handy – working with a small combo that includes Barrett Deems on drums, Arvell Shaw on bass, Trummy Young on trombone, and Barney Bigard on clarinet. Vocals are by Louis and Velma Middleton – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s issue in a barcode cover.)

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✨✧ Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong Story Vol 2 – Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven ... LP
Columbia, 1927. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Titles include "Potato Head Blues", "Wild Man Blues", "SOL Blues", "Gully Low Blues", "Melancholy Blues", "Weary Blues", "Twelfth Street Rag", "Willie The Weeper", "That's When I'll Come Back To You", "All ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 2 Eye pressing. Cover has a small index label at the top left corner, light wear, and a bit of pen.)

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Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong Story Vol 4 – Louis Armstrong Favorites – Golden Era Series ... LP
Columbia, 1920s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Volume 4 in Columbia's LP series that collected classic sides that Louis cut for Columbia back in the early days. Titles include "Body & Soul", "Knockin A Jug", "Shine", "I'm Confessin", and "I'm A Ding Dong Daddy". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Label on Side 2 has some spindle marks. Cover has a small split in the top seam.)

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Louis ArmstrongSatch Plays Fats (Columbia Jazz Masterpieces) ... LP
Columbia, 1955. Sealed ... $11.99
Louis takes on Fats Waller, with wonderful results! The group features vocals by Armstrong and Velma Middleton – plus work by Trummy Young on trombone and Barney Bigard on clarinet. LP, Vinyl record album
(80s issue.)

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✨✧ Louis ArmstrongYoung Louis Armstrong – 1932 to 1933 ... LP
Bluebird/RCA, 1932/1933. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
Early Bluebird Records material from label's glory days of 78rpm singles! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear, small sticker spot, and half split top seam.)

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Louis ArmstrongYour Cheatin' Heart/Dummy Song ... 7-inch
Decca, 1964. Near Mint- ... $4.99
(Funky 45's, Jazz) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Pink label pressing. Labels have an X in marker and a small sticker.)

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Louis Armstrong & Duke EllingtonGreat Reunion ... LP
Roulette, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Duke joins the combo of Louis Armstrong on piano – a group that includes Trummy Young on trombone and Barney Bigard on clarinet! LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Emus pressing. A nice copy.)

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Louis Armstrong & Earl HinesHot Jazz Classics Volume 13 – Louis & Earl (4 x 78 rpm album) ... 78 RPM
Columbia, Late 20s. Very Good+ 4 x 78 rpm ... $29.99
Includes the tracks "Monday Date", "West End Blues", "Don't Jive Me", "Weather Bird", "Chicago Breakdown", "Muggles", "Heah Me Talkin To Ya?", and "Tight Like This". (78 RPM, Jazz) 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Disc 1 has a hairline crack on "Weather Bird". Album has some wear and discoloration from age.)

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Harry ArnoldHarry Arnold + Big Band + Quincy Jones = Jazz! ... LP
Mercury, 1958. Very Good ... $3.99
Hard swinging big band material from Sweden – featuring the big band of Harry Arnold arranged by Quincy Jones. Quincy had been spending a lot of time in Sweden during the mid 50s – bringing with him a host of great players that would soon become big names on the European scene. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on "Meet Benny Bailey". Cover has some ring and edge wear, splitting in the bottom seam, and discoloration from age.)

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✨✧ Art Ensemble Of ChicagoSpiritual ... LP
Freedom/ORG, 1969/1972. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A tremendous recording from the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – done during the same Paris stretch as their Great Black Music classics on the BYG/Actuel label – and a set that easily matches, if not tops, those classics! You can really hear the group finding their own space here – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram red vinyl pressing.)
Also available Spiritual (180 gram pressing) ... LP 24.99

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Fred AstaireStarring Fred Astaire (80s pressing) ... LP
Columbia, 1930s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
(Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, some ring and edge wear, and lightly bent corners.)

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AthanorAthanor ... LP
Universidad Pegagoica Nacional (Mexico), 1990. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Not the heavy rock band of the same name, nor the European jazz group – but instead a Mexican trio with Cristobal Lopez on guitar, Rodrigo Castelan on bass, and Fernando Toussaint on drums! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light water stain in one corner, and a bit of overall waviness. Vinyl has a short click on one track.)

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Georgie AuldPlays The Winners ... LP
Philips, 1963. Near Mint- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has an ink stamp on the back, but looks great overall.)

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Georgie AuldThat's Auld (10 inch LP) ... LP
Discovery, Early 50s. Very Good ... $9.99
A well-done set from Georgie Auld's years as a solo tenor star away from Benny Goodman – with a large group that includes Jimmy Rowles on piano, John Rotella on alto, and John Anderson on trumpet – plus some bongos from Carl Kiffe! LP, Vinyl record album

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Auld-Hawkins-Webster SaxtetUptown Lullaby/Salt Peanuts ... 78 RPM
Apollo, 1945. Very Good+ ... $14.99
(78 RPM, Jazz) 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Labels have light wear and stickers.)

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✨✧ David Axelrod/Letta MbuluSigns (part 1) (orig, inst)/Warning Talk (part 3) (inst)/Puba Yetla (alt mix, inst) ... 12-inch
Capitol/Now Again, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
5 slices of genius from the legendary David Axelrod – 3 of which are exclusive to this single! "The Signs" is a haunting tune that's lifted from Axelrod's Earth Rot album – a cut that starts with these sublime vibes before rolling into a slow funk groove that's totally great ... (Soul, Jazz) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered sleeve.)

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Alice Babs & Duke EllingtonSerenade To Sweden ... LP
Telestar (Sweden), 1963. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A beautiful and rare recording – both for singer Alice Babs, and Ellington himself! The session was cut in Paris in 1963 – and it's a moody, intimate album that features Duke backing up Alice with arrangements that are quieter and more subtle than those used with most other Ellington-re ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German Reprise pressing – a nice copy!)

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✨✧ Elek BacsikElectric Guitar Of The Eclectic Elek Bacsik ... LP
Fontana (France), 1962. Very Good+ ... $38.99
Great work from one of the most unique guitarists on the European scene – working here in trio formation, with either Pierre Michelot or Michel Gaudry on bass, and Kenny Clarke or Daniel Humair on drums! The tracks are short and tight – with hints of Django, but also some other unique ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Second French pressing. Cover is nice!)

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Buster BaileyAll About Memphis ... LP
Felsted, 1958. Near Mint- ... $23.99
Clarinet player Bailey performs with his quartet and septet on this record that contains songs he composed about his hometown of Memphis. Side one is performed by his quartet consisting of Red Richards on piano, Gene Ramey on bass, and Jimmie Crawford on drums. Tracks include "Bear ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono UK Felsted pressing, in a black and white flipback cover. One back flip of the cover is unglued and open, but rest is nice.)

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Chet BakerBaby Breeze ... LP
Limelight, 1964. Very Good Gatefold ... $49.99
A really cool 60s session from the great Chet Baker – one that moves away from the standard sound of his 50s work, and shows that unusual sense of careful sonic energy that would mark his further development over the decades! Chet's got a great sound here – blowing flugelhorn instead ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the cool gatefold cover with the booklet inside! Cover has a small mark on the spine, but is really great overall – and vinyl is nice and clean!)

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Chet BakerCool Baker Vol 2 ... LP
Pacific Jazz/King (Japan), 1953. Near Mint- ... $44.99
A great Japanese issue of this early material from trumpet genius Chet Baker – featuring his quartet with Russ Freeman on piano, Carson Smith on bass, and Larry Bunker on drums! The set features titles that include "Moon Love", "Bea's Flat", "Band Aid", "Hap ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese King pressing, with insert! Cover has one tiny bump in a bottom corner, but is great overall.)

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Chet Baker with Duke JordanSeptember Song – Recorded In Paris 1983 ... LP
Marshmallow (Japan), 1983. Near Mint- ... $58.99
A great Japanese pressing of this Parisian live date – recorded with Chet on trumpet and vocals, Duke Jordan on piano, and Jesper Lundgaard on bass! No drums at all – and titles include instrumental takes on "Barbados", "September Song", and "Solar" – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert.)

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Burt BalesJazz From The San Francisco Waterfront ... LP
ABC/Paramount, 1958. Very Good ... $9.99
With Bales on piano accompanied by Marty Marsala's Band. Titles include "Hindustan", "The Roof Blues", "Muskrat Ramble", "Baby Won't You Come Home", "Save It Pretty Mama", and "King Porter Stomp". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono white label promo. Cover has some wear and aging, with some marks in pencil in back.)

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Gabe BaltazarStan Kenton Presents Gabe Baltazar ... LP
Creative World, 1979. Very Good ... $7.99
Notable personnel include Bud Shank on reeds, Conte Condoli on trumpet, and Pete Jolly on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has light wear, a cut corner, small center splits and a sticker spot.)

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Gato Barbieri/Don Cherry/Albert Ayler/John HandyEuropa Jazz ... LP
Europa Jazz (Italy), Late 60s. Sealed Gatefold ... $11.99
A cheapo package, but some really great material! Side one features two long cuts recorded live – with Gato Barbieri on tenor, Don Cherry on trumpet, and Karl Berger on vibes – on "OCDC" and "Third Movement". Next is another live track – Albert Ayler's tenor ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charlie BarnetCharlie Barnet's Second Jubilee ... LP
Joyce, 1945. Sealed ... $3.99
With Erroll Garner, Lena Horne, Eddie Heywood Orchestra, and Sam McDaniels. LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole from sticker removal.)

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Charlie BarnetClassics In Jazz ... LP
Capitol, Late 40s. Very Good ... $6.99
Capitol album that compiles some of Charlie Barnet's earlier 78rpm sides for the label, recorded in 1949 and 1950, with medium sized groups that have a good swing behind Barnet's firey tenor. Titles include "Cu-Ba", "Eugipelliv", "Lonely Street", "Pan ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono UK pressing in a flipback cover that's mostly unglued along the bottom, with heavy aging and a bit of pen on the back.)

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Charlie BarnetSpanish Kick/Lois ... 78 RPM
RCA, 1941. Very Good+ ... $5.99
(78 RPM, Jazz) 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Labels have small stickers over the RCA logos.)

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Charlie BarnetThings Ain't What They Used To Be/Victory Walk ... 78 RPM
Decca, 1942. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(78 RPM, Jazz) 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Labels have small stickers over the Decca logos.)

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Barone-Burghardt OrchestraMaiden Switzerland ... LP
Discovery, 1978. Near Mint- ... $9.99
With featured soloists Sal Nistico and Alan Skidmore on tenor, Pierre Cavalli on guitar, Klaus Koenig on piano, and Fernando Viccencio on soprano. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, some ring and edge wear, and a lightly bent corner.)

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Dan BarrettStrictly Instrumental ... LP
Concord, 1987. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Features Dan Barrett on trombone, Howard Alden on guitar, Jack Lesberg on bass, Ken Peplowski on clarinet and tenor sax, Warren Vache on cornet, Dick Wellstood on piano, Jackie Williams on drums, and Chuck Wilson on alto sax. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gary BartzMusic Is My Sanctuary ... LP
Capitol, 1977. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic bit of jazz funk fusion – and one of the landmark 70s albums produced by Larry Mizell! This is Gary Bartz's second (and most amazing) collaboration with Larry Mizell – a studio genius who could focus on the best talent of a jazz artist, then expand it using additional ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Scorpio reissue.)

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Count BasieBack With Basie – More Hit Performances Of The 60s ... LP
Roulette, 1962. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Hardly the hits promised in the title – and instead a whole host of wonderful tunes from the Count Basie band – including a fair number of original compositions by Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Thad Jones, and other members of the group! The sound here is that perfect Basie sound on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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Count BasieBand Of Distinction ... LP
Clef, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $6.99
It certainly was the band of distinction – especially at this point, when the group featured players like Frank Foster, Frank Wess, Ernie Wilkins, Marshall Royal, Joe Newman, Thad Jones, Bennie Powell, and Freddie Green. And hey, let's not forget Basie himself! Titles include "Two ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Clef pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has some surface and edge wear, a mostly split bottom seam, tape down the spine and top seams, some aging and a name in pen on the back.)

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Count BasieBasie ... LP
Clef, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A beautiful early Verve recording by Basie – one that's packaged here in a great David Stone Martin cover, with a red and blue watercolor of Basie himself. Players include Frank Foster, Frank Wess, Ernie Wilkins, Marshall Royal, Joe Newman, Thad Jones, Bennie Powell, and Freddie Green – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original black label Clef pressing with a trumpeter logo & deep groove. Short click on "Blues Backstage." Cover has some wear, a peel at the opening, and a small hole.)

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Count BasieBasie (aka E=MC2) ... LP
Roulette, 1957. Very Good ... $24.99
One of THE seminal Basie albums of all time – and a masterful pairing between the Count and arranger Neal Hefti! Hefti has an amazing ear for the Basie groove, and he works here to re-fit the overall sound of the group with a tighter, more fluid approach – one that ensured that they'd ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono color bar pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a mark that makes a light click during "Duet" and "After Supper". Cover has some edge wear & aging, with a mild corner bend at the top.)

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Count BasieBasie At Birdland ... LP
Roulette, 1961. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A killer set from Count Basie – recorded during the height of his years at Roulette! The back cover of the record proclaims that "Basie Is Back Home" – clearly a bit by Birdland to lay claim to being the Count's home address, which is a bit of a challenge to his KC roots! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s pressing, in a cover with blue text.)

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Count BasieBasie In London ... LP
Verve, 1956. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Basie was getting all over the place during the 50s – and this set's a great little concert recorded in London! The album's classic Basie for Verve – with Joe Williams on vocals on 3 tracks, and a tight group that includes Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Benny Powell, Matthew Gee, and Frank ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert – SE 8111.)

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Count BasieBasie In Sweden ... LP
Roulette, 1962. Very Good+ ... $5.99
One of the most hard-hitting Count Basie albums from the Roulette Records years – and that's saying a lot, given the power of Basie at the time! The set was recorded in Sweden, with a kind of triple-time energy that really has the whole thing burning right from the start – as the group' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Pink and orange label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Count BasieBasie Land ... LP
Verve, 1963. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Basieland in the 60s – a very nice place to be! This excellent Verve session features the highly pyrotechnic Basie 60s ensemble really letting loose – complete with great horn work by Frank Foster, Frank Wess, and Eric Dixon on reeds – all of whom bring a very soulful edge to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)

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✨✧ Count BasieBasie Plays Hefti ... LP
Roulette, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Tremendous work from one of the greatest pairings in 50s jazz – the crack later group of Count Basie and the amazing arranging talents of the great Neal Hefti! Hefti later went onto greater fame as a 60s soundtrack composer, but back in the day him and Basie were an incredible team together ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s yellow label Emus pressing. The back cover has a name in marker.)

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Count BasieBasie's Beat ... LP
Verve, 1965. Near Mint- ... $2.99
A really wonderful back to basics session for Basie – featuring arrangements by longtime band members Frank Foster, Erick Dixon, Bobby Plater, and Thad Jones! The set also features vocals on 2 tracks by bluesy vocalist Richard Boone – a singer with a really great scatting approach ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing, with deep groove. Cover has a cutout hole, light wear, and some aging.)

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Count BasieBest Of Count Basie ... LP
Decca/MCA, Late 30s/Early 40s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
A really great collection of some of Basie's first important material – 2LPs worth of classics that set the tone for generations to come! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label Decca pressing, with deep groove on LP 1. Cover has a small cutout hole, some wear and aging, small index label, bent corner at the bottom right, and peeled spots from sticker removal. Side 1 labels on each LP has a name in pen.)

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Count BasieChairman of The Board ... LP
Roulette, 1958. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Way before Sinatra first grabbed the "Chairman Of The Board" title for his own musical persona, Basie laid great claim to the tag with this tight little album for Roulette! The album's got the 50s Basie band working at the height of their powers – with original compositions written ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Emus pressing. Cover has minimal wear.)

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Count BasieCount On The Coast ... LP
Phontastic (Sweden), 1958. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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(Cover has a name in marker on the back, small sticker, and light edge wear.)

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Count BasieCount On The Coast Vol 2 ... LP
Phontastic (Sweden), 1958. Near Mint- ... $9.99
The classic Basie Band from 1958 – with Joe Newman, Thad Jones, Wendell Culley, and Snooky Young on trumpet; Benny Powell, Henry Coker, and Al Grey on trombone; Frank Wess on alto and flute; Marshall Royal on alto; Billy Mitchell and Frank Foster on tenor; Charlie Fowlkes on baritone; ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s issue. Cover has a name written in marker in back along the top seam.)

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Count BasieCount! ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $11.99
A great little gem from the Count Basie years on Verve – a tight little record that has Basie really reinventing his sound for the 50s – an album that's filled with short, uncomplicated tracks that have a surprisingly easy-going groove! The arrangements are swinging and tight, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing – with trumpeter logo and deep groove! Cover has a small split on the top seam and light surface wear.)

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✨✧ Count BasieDance Along With Basie ... LP
Roulette, 1958. Near Mint- ... $12.99
One of the lesser-remembered Basie sessions for Roulette – but one of the best ones too! The album follows nicely in the "dance" style of Basie's earlier albums for Clef – by offering a set of work that was typical of that the group might have performed on one of their more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi. Obi has a small rip near the top, and bottom cover seam has a tiny bit of splitting in the middle – but this is a great copy overall.)

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Count BasieDance Session Vol 2 ... LP
Verve, 1954. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Classic Verve work by The Count, and a session in which the Basie group plays for dancers – in a style that continued to make them one of the most popular bigger bands of the 50s! Tracks are short, tight, and highly rhythmic – played by a group that features Ernie Wilkins, Marshall ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi – MV 2609)

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✨✧ Count BasieEasin' It – Music From The Pen Of Frank Foster ... LP
Roulette, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Frank Foster is one of our favorite talents in jazz – an excellent tenorist who spent some of his key years in the Count Basie orchestra, but a player who also had a very rich career on his own as well! This album features Frank's talents really coming to the forefront of the Basie group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label stereo pressing. A nice copy!)

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Count BasieFarmers Market Barbecue ... LP
Pablo, 1982. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Count Basie and Barbecue – words together that are bound to make us love this album! The set's got an easygoing swing that takes us right back to Basie's best for Roulette Records – a reference the title seems to imply – and although the band's a later one, they've got that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear. Labels have a bit of pen.)

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Count BasieHollywood – Basie's Way ... LP
Command, 1966. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Count Basie takes on groovy tunes from films – including "Shadow Of Your Smile", "Days Of Wine & Roses", "Hurry Sundown", "Strangers In The Night", and "Secret Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a small spot of sticker residue, and a name in marker.)

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Count BasieHow Long Blues/Sub-Deb Blues ... 78 RPM
Vocalion, 1939. Very Good+ ... $13.99
With vocals from Helen Humes and James Rushing. (78 RPM, Jazz) 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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Count BasieI Didn't Know About You/Red Bank Boogie ... 78 RPM
Columbia, 1944. Very Good+ ... $5.99
(78 RPM, Jazz) 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Side B labels have a small index sticker and old clear tape over the title, which has a partial peel.)

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Count BasieLegend – From The Pen Of Benny Carter ... LP
Roulette, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Benny Carter was really on fire in the 60s – a saxophonist who was not only re-asserting his role as a soloist, but also a growing new talent in the field of arranging, as well – on records like this killer outing with the Count Basie group, and a host of other excellent albums to come! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo orange and pink label pressing. Cover has light surface and edge wear.)

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Count BasieLil Ol Groovemaker Basie! ... LP
Verve, 1963. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Count Basie and Quincy Jones were always a mighty mighty combination – and there's no finer proof of that fact than this sweet little set! Quincy had a way of swinging Basie's group even more than Neal Hefti did – really letting the piano step out front, and swinging the larger horn ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing.)

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✨✧ Count BasieLive From Birdland/Breakfast Dance & Barbecue ... LP
Vogue (UK), 1959/1961. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
UK issued double LP that includes two smoking live sessions that Basie recorded for Roulette – with great lineups that include Thad Jones, Freddie Green, Bennie Powell, and Joe Williams! LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s issue. Cover has some ring and edge wear, bent corners, and is bent a bit around the edges.)

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Count BasieLive In Stockholm ... LP
Magic (UK), 1959. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Live recordings from February 23, 1959 in Stockholm – with the classic lineup that includes Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Marshall Royal, Freddie Green, and Joe Williams. Titles include "Bag A Bones", "Plymouth Rock", "Blues In Frankie's Flat" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s issue.)

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Count BasieMe & You ... LP
Pablo, 1983. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A very late set from Basie – but still swinging hard in the best Pablo mode! Some tracks also feature a smaller group – with Booty Wood on trombone and Eric Dixon on tenor. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light edge wear.)

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Count BasieOn The Road ... LP
Pablo, 1980. Very Good+ ... $2.99
With Freddie Green on guitar, Keter Betts on bass, and Mickey Roker on drums, with orchestra! LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing. Cover has light wear, the back has a name in pen.)

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✨✧ Count BasiePrime Time ... LP
Pablo, 1977. Very Good ... $4.99
The title's not a hokey TV reference or anything like that – but a strong reminder that the Count Basie group was still very much in their prime during the 1970s, thanks especially to the recording talents that the Pablo label brought to records like this! Most of the work here was arranged ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, edge wear, and some seam splitting.)

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Count BasieSixteen Men Swinging (Dance Session Vol 1 & 2) ... LP
Verve, 1953/1954. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
Two wonderful early 50s albums recorded by Count Basie for Verve – both sessions aimed at the dancefloor, and served up with an undeniably soulful groove! The style here is hard and swinging – the older Basie mode refined for the 50s – thanks to arrangements by Ernie Wilkins, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A great copy!)

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Count BasieThis Time By Basie – Hits Of The 50s & 60s ... LP
Reprise, 1963. Near Mint- ... $16.99
We totally dig Basie's work from the mid 60s! He was working with Quincy Jones at the time – and Quince laid down some very soulful arrangements that used the best jazz elements of the Basie group to turn out some great pop instrumental tracks with a very groovy sound. This album's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi – P 7530R)

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Count Basie & Alan Copeland SingersBasie Swingin, Voices Singin ... LP
ABC, 1966. Near Mint- ... $6.99
With Freddie Greene on guitar, George Duvivier on bass, Eddie Shaughnessy on drums, Roy Eldridge on trumpet, Al Grey and Billy Byers on trombone, and Eddie Lockjaw Davis on tenor sax. LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing.)

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Count Basie & His OrchestraNot Now I'll Tell You When ... LP
Roulette, 1960. Very Good ... $2.99
A great title for this classic Count Basie album – as it really gets at the tight, focused direction that makes Basie so great at this point in his career – his way of singling out each and every instrumentalist, and perfectly timing their performances! The sense of rhythm is what ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono color bar pressing with deep groove. Cover has light surface wear, some aging, and heavy wear at the spine.)

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Count Basie & Roy EldridgeLoose Walk ... LP
Pablo, 1972. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Live material recorded in Germany in the early 70s – with Roy Eldridge on trumpet, Al Grey on trombone, Eddie Lockjaw Davis on tenor, Freddie Green on guitar, Norman Keenan on bass, and Harold Jones on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 80s issue. Cover has a small sticker in back.)

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Count Basie OrchestraLong Live The Chief ... LP
Denon (Japan), 1986. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A post-Basie session from the Count Basie Orchestra – recorded after the Count had passed away, and Frank Foster returned from his wayward years to assume leadership of the group! The sound here is very much in the best Basie mode of the late 50s and early 60s – extremely fluid large ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert. Cover has some light wear, but is very nice overall.)
Also available Long Live The Chief (Japanese pressing) ... CD 4.99

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Count Basie with Joe WilliamsAutumn In Paris ... LP
Magic (UK), 1957. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Recorded at the Olympia Theatre in November of 1957, with solos by Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Frank Foster, Eddie Jones, Sonny Payne, Joe Newman, and Thad Jones. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s issue. Cover has a name and phone number written in marker in back.)

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Bebop & Beyond (George Cables, John Handy, etc)Bebop & Beyond ... LP
Concord, 1984. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Lineup features Warren Gale on trumpet, John Handy on alto, Mel Martin on tenor and curved soprano (!), George Cables on piano, Frank Tusa on bass, and Eddie Marshall on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Gordon BeckDr Dolittle Loves Jazz ... LP
Epic, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $26.99
As the title implies, the album's a set of jazz tracks based around the score for the film Doctor Doolittle – basically all the nice music written for the movie by Leslie Bricusse, without any of the silly lyrics by Anthony Newley! The group features Gordon Beck on acoustic piano, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US yellow label stereo pressing. Cover has very light surface wear.)

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✨✧ Richard BeirachHubris ... LP
ECM, 1978. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
No hubris here – as the album's one of the most deeply personal records we've ever heard from pianist Richie Beirach – a set of solo piano work that easily ranks right up there with ECM classics in the format by Keith Jarrett or Chick Corea! Like both of those artists, Beirach's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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Richie BeirachBreathing Of Statues ... LP
Magenta, 1985. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Solo piano compositions by Beirach. LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing in a white cover. Includes the insert.)

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Richie BeirachRichie Beirach Live In Tokyo – Solo Concert ... LP
Trio (Japan), 1981. Near Mint- ... $23.99
A striking solo performance by pianist Richie Beirach – with titles that include his own "Elm", "Sunday Song", and "What Are The Rules" – plus versions of "Peace Pipe"," Blue In Green", and "Nardis". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert.)
 
 



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